THE WORLD'S 10 BEST-SELLING DRUGS

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For the first time ever, global spending on prescription drugs has topped $600 billion, even as growth slowed in Europe and North America. Worldwide sales of prescription medicines worldwide rose 7% to $602 billion, according to IMS health, a pharmaceutical information and consulting company.

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